Sendai, Japan based dub producer B. Toriyama delivers Episodes, a four track EP that develops slowly delivering a loose, deep dub sound. Living in the northwest, B. Toriyama is deeply influenced by the beauty of his natural surroundings. Sendai is known for being named “The City of Trees,” and the symbolic Hirose River runs directly through the city. B.Toriyama is also known for his releases on Run On Recordings, Edaphon Netlabel, poleporerecords and many others.
Episodes opens with “To The North,” a beautifully rhythmic atmospheric dub track with dense warm uplifting shuffling textures. “Sultry Dub” rhythms are lush with expansive, synth-washes and honed padded arrangements designed to lull listeners into his calming, swaggering groove. “Cloud” is a deep immersive dub techno track combined with warm tones and beautiful light washes. “Sauce” closes this gorgeous EP, with another sublime submission of programmed feather-light beats suspended in blissful ambience.